How to Set Up a Personal Hotspot with the iPhone

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mgrad92

Even if you have an unlimited data plan, your carrier might impose a limit on Personal Hotspot data regardless. I could be mistaken (tho' I don't believe I am), but I think Verizon does this.

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chuck B

JB the bloody thing and use one of the packages from Cydia. For a $20 (the last time I looked) one time charge you can install software that will allow you to use a hotspot and block that information from your carrier. For all they'll know, you'll be using the data on your phone.

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dunstone

Wait a second... I thought those of us who still have the old unlimited AT&T data plans would automatically LOSE it by enabling this "feature," not that it makes a huge difference anymore with data throttling such as it is. But I'm loathe to give up unlimited data for any of AT&T's new plans. Has this changed recently, because using the personal hotspot used to mean switching pricing plans...?

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manofmly

Better check with your plan to see if you will get charged for using the hotspot and also if this changes your plan, you could be re-upping for a two year period in order to use this. Just saying. Somebody tell me if I am wrong here cause I'd love to use my iPhone as a Hotspot. I don't want to pay an add'l $20/Month and lengthen my contract by two years just for doing this.

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